When and how should you start planning for college if you have a high school freshman or sophomore at home? Our resident mom blogger offers up some quick tips and ideas now that her daughter is a freshman.
Many parents assume that student loans are a terrible idea and a one-way ticket to massive debt. But that’s not the real story. Our resident mom blogger shares what she’s learned about student loans and how the right loans can help pay for college at a relatively low cost.
COVID-19 has created unexpected challenges for parents and their college-bound teens. Here’s how our resident mom blogger and her teens are coping. And here’s what she recommends that parents do to keep their kids focused on their college future.
Our resident mom blogger, Katie Bingham-Smith, shares her personal experience and some great advice for parents who want to teach your kids responsibility. Here’s how she’s encouraging her son and other children to save for college and their future.
Divorce is hard, and so is saving for college after you’ve gotten divorced. But it’s a lot easier with a simple online tool. Here’s how our resident mom blogger used our EFC calculator to figure out how much each parent will pay toward college and how much they need to save.
What’s the best way to split college costs between two divorced parents? Here’s one approach that many parents should consider, and it starts with having a conversation with your ex-spouse and your college-bound student.